Special Report

Which State Has the Most Pet Shelters?

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45. Nevada
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 2.6
> Total pet shelters: 78 (17th fewest)
> Population: 3,034,392 (19th smallest)

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44. Louisiana
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 2.7
> Total pet shelters: 126 (22nd fewest)
> Population: 4,659,978 (25th largest)

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43. Massachusetts
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 2.8
> Total pet shelters: 192 (23rd most)
> Population: 6,902,149 (15th largest)

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42. Florida
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 3.0
> Total pet shelters: 631 (3rd most)
> Population: 21,299,325 (3rd largest)

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41. New York
> Pet shelters for every 100,000 people: 3.0
> Total pet shelters: 582 (4th most)
> Population: 19,542,209 (4th largest)

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